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#462 of 799 2001 Frontier 4x4 Defective Headliner
Jan 26, 2001 (7:25 pm)
My new Frontier Headliner is pulling out at the rear window. The Dealer, Nissan of Buena Park, CA tells me they are all this way, sure makes you feel better to know there are thousands of them defective. Of course he tells me this isn't a defect, but it was built this way, I guess a built in defect is something to brag about, or maybe since I wear flannel shirts I look like I just fell off the "Turnip Truck". Has anyone else had this problem, also the side panal upholstry on the drive's side door is coming apart, but hey I got almost 500 miles on it, what should I expect? You can contact me at mediawest1aol.com or Bill Bastian, c/o Media West, 14130 Alondra Blvd., Unit "B", Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670. Tel:562/802-1022 Fax: 562/921-4886.
#463 of 799 1998 Frontier - great truck
Jan 27, 2001 (5:33 pm)
I have a 1998 Nissan Frontier - 4 wheel drive.
I have 33,800 miles on it. The tires still
look great and I have done nothing but lube
and oil. Absolutely fabulous truck.
I recommed one if you need a very good truck.
Jan 31, 2001 (12:22 pm)
I work for the supplier that is making the new Park brake release. I was just in Smyrna yesterday and saw a 2002 being test built on the line. It has an all new dash. The gauges have 3 round pods, instead of the one large plastic lens that is there now. The gauges have a silver backing that fades to blue, reminds me of a snowmobile.
Jan 31, 2001 (2:21 pm)
My friend's 2001 Frontier crew-cab that she only has had
for a month died on her in the middle of the road...and was
almost rear-ended by another vehicle. Has anyone
else experience this probem?
#466 of 799 Joining the club...
Feb 04, 2001 (7:45 am)
Well, after "lurking" in this forum (and amongst others) for some time, I finally decided to purchase a 2001 Frontier CC SE 5spd 2wd, w/Deluxe pkg, util pkg, Sand Dune color, bed liner, bed extender. Paid roughly $100 under KBB invoice (including installed options). I think that this was a fair deal.
I had it narrowed down to two finalists: Toyota Double Cab or the Frontier CC.
Toyota: More expensive, no dealers willing to discount/deal to invoice. No 5 spd in Double Cab. Safety ratings and standard brakes stink.
Frontier: Just right for my needs. Price was right, configuration was exactly what I was looking for. Dealers much more pleasant (relatively speaking, of course). Good brakes and good safety ratings.
Thanks to all forum participants for the useful commentary and information which helped me, in so small part, to make an informed purchasing decision. This is the first automobile purchase that I knew EXACTLY what type of vehicle I was getting into before plunking down the money.
#467 of 799 SE with Utility Package?
Feb 04, 2001 (8:11 am)
I hope you didn't pay for that option, I just double checked and the limited slip and roof rack are standard equipment on the SE. I wanted to get the black fender flares on the SE model. (I think the look better) I was told this is not possible on and SE. Anyone have an SE without the color coordinated fender flares?
#468 of 799 SE Utility clarification
Feb 04, 2001 (8:58 am)
You're right. The SE comes standard with the Utility package. I was just referring to it since, at one point, I was considering an XE model optioned up to a pseudo-SE level. Didn't pay extra for it on my SE.
#469 of 799 SE with black fenders...
Feb 04, 2001 (9:00 am)
I think that your only option would be to order / find an XE model with most of the SE options added on (minus the color-keyed flares).
#470 of 799 2002 Frontier
Feb 06, 2001 (6:48 am)
Does anyone know what the release date for the 2002 SC Frontier is? I emphasize SC because they are usually released later than the the SE.
Thanks in advance
#471 of 799 BETTER GAS MILEAGE/ MORE POWER
Feb 08, 2001 (11:04 pm)
I've posted here before that you can get more power and better mileage by adding a K&N air filter. Stillen , out of California, now has a Cat-Back exhaust system available for crewcabs.They claim that testing showed a 17 h.p.increase and 3MPG better when used in conjunction with a K&N filter and their Cold box induction ( Cold Box not really required unless you live in a hot climate). And it won't void your warranty. It only took me 45 minutes to install, 4 bolts and 2 clamps. I believe their claims after installing. And the throaty but mellow sound is nice, too. This is in no way an advertisement for Stillen, but it's hard not to recommend this set up as it really works. At less than $400, and at today's gas prices, it wouldn't take long to recoup your costs, and you'll have a lot of fun getting there. Easy web site to find, lots of cool stuff for these trucks. Thanks.